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Grammarly Tutorial

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Adding Documents

You have two options for working inside Grammarly:

  • New- Copy and paste your document from its file into the Grammarly window.*  As you type, Grammarly will check your test for accuracy and spelling.  This will display on the right side of the screen.
  • Upload- Pull your file in from your computer.

*Librarian Tip: If you copy and paste a document into the “New” option from another software program, such as Microsoft Word, you will potentially remove any formatting like paragraph indents, italicized text, and special characters.

While on the editing page of any document, there are several functions on the left side.  These include uploading new documents, creating a new document, downloading a document as an external file, printing a document, undo/redo, copy/paste, and selecting/highlighting all text.  There are also editor settings, which let you change the font of your text and decide what text Grammarly checks.


You can edit an existing document at any time by clicking directly inside the Grammarly window when your document is open. 


Grammarly will not override existing files, so even if a file has the same file name, Grammarly will interpret that you are uploading a new copy.

Deleting a Document

To remove files you've uploaded:

  1. Click MyGrammarly in the left menu.
  2. Hover your mouse over the file you want to remove.
  3. Click the trash can icon to remove the file.